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Meaning of FINENESS

Pronunciation:  'fInnis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being very good indeed; "the inn is distinguished by the fineness of its cuisine"
  2. [n]  the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance; "the daintiness of her touch"; "the fineness of her features"
  3. [n]  having a very fine texture; "the fineness of the sand on the beach"
  4. [n]  the property of being very narrow or thin; "he marvelled at the fineness of her hair"
 

FINENESS is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: choiceness, daintiness, delicacy, powderiness, thinness
 
 See Also: elegance, high quality, narrowness, smoothness, superiority

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fine"ness\, n. [From {Fine}, a.]
1. The quality or condition of being fine.

2. Freedom from foreign matter or alloy; clearness; purity;
   as, the fineness of liquor.

         The fineness of the gold, and chargeful fashion.
                                               --Shak.

3. The proportion of pure silver or gold in jewelry, bullion,
   or coins.

Note: The fineness of United States coin is nine tenths, that
      of English gold coin is eleven twelfths, and that of
      English silver coin is ?.

4. Keenness or sharpness; as, the fineness of a needle's
   point, or of the edge of a blade.

 

 

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